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What is featured?

Sunday, 21 Jan 2018

Orchids 101 Workshop

Jan 21, 2018

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Have you caught the orchid fever? Ever wondered about these peculiar and wildly exotic flowers?

Wrestling

Jan 21, 2018

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia. Times and dates are subject to change

Cyclone Cinema: Battle of the Sexes

Jan 21, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Monday, 22 Jan 2018

Audit a Course Deadline

Jan 22, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to elect to audit a course for spring. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Tuition & Fee Adjustment Deadline

Jan 22, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to receive a tuition and fee adjustment for full-semester courses when dropping below full-time status. No refunds for full-semester courses after day 10 of the semester.

Poster Sale

Jan 22, 2018

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

Most posters cost between $8 and $12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Hundreds of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture. Proceeds from the sale support art programs at the Memorial Union.

Farewell reception: Liz Kurt

Jan 22, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of Admissions Meetings, receptions

Liz Kurt, who has served as director of New Student Programs in the office of admissions for 19 years, has accepted a position with conference planning and management at Iowa State.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Jan 22, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Campus Conversation: An Interfaith Dialogue

Jan 22, 2018

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"Campus Conversation VI: Striving for Mutual Respect, An Interfaith Dialogue," will include a panel presentation moderated by Shankar Subramaniam, mechanical engineering, and small group discussions.

Lecture: City Crafting in a Contested Age

Jan 22, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Lectures

Drawing on his background as both a scholar and an elected official, Iowa City Mayor Jim Throgmorton, professor emeritus of urban and regional planning at the University of Iowa, will share the story of acting as mayor for the past 24-plus months and the challenge of responding deftly to unexpected events.

Intermediate Knitting Class

Jan 22, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $26, Public $36

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

Tuesday, 23 Jan 2018

Poster Sale

Jan 23, 2018

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

Most posters cost between $8 and $12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Hundreds of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture. Proceeds from the sale support art programs at the Memorial Union.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Jan 23, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments.

Lunch and learn: Bridging the Divide

Jan 23, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

368A Heady Hall

free

Research Office Meetings, receptions

Learn about a new interdisciplinary research grant program. The sessions are for bringing together interested faculty from across campus, providing some examples of such collaborative activities through lightning talks, and to answer any questions about the new program. Lightning talks by Michael Chris Low, history, and Linda Shenk, English.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Research Mentoring: Providing the Opportunity to Learn from Mistakes (Basil Nikolau)

Jan 23, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom (link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Basil Nikolau, Professor of Biochemistry/Biophysics & Molecular Biology and Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Awardee, shares how the Center for Biorenewable Chemicals diverse interdisciplinary team inspires curiosity, drive, and flexibility in graduate students, helping them overcome fear, take on responsibility, and communicate effectively.

Wheel Pottery Class

Jan 23, 2018

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120, Public $130- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Vision Board Workshop

Jan 23, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a vision board, a collage of images of the things you want in your life, to serve as a visual reminder of your goals and desires.

Lecture: How to Find Happiness in a Hectic World

Jan 23, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Tibetan Buddhist nun Ven. Yuan Hao will visit from the largest Tibetan Buddhism Academy in the world.

Concert: Jack Harlow

Jan 23, 2018

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$14

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Kentucky-based rapper Jack Harlow has been rapping since he was 12-years-old and is gaining popularity for his unique style. Fans of Drake, Earl Sweatshirt and Mac Miller will enjoy his complex sound.

Wednesday, 24 Jan 2018

Poster Sale

Jan 24, 2018

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

Most posters cost between $8 and $12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Hundreds of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture. Proceeds from the sale support art programs at the Memorial Union.

Workshop: Research with Human Subjects

Jan 24, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session, you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the Institutional Review Board (IRB). Sign up for one of the several dates we have scheduled throughout the year.

Art Walk: The Human Figure

Jan 24, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gerdin Business Bldg., west entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

From its beginnings, the Art on Campus has depicted the human form in a variety of ways. With the opening of the Manuel Neri exhibition at the Christian Petersen Art Museum join University Museums as we explore the representation of the human figure across campus. Meet inside the west entrance of the Gerdin Business Building.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Jan 24, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2310 Kildee

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Jan 24, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Workshop Series: The research-based flipped classroom - Team-Based Learning

Jan 24, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"The research-based flipped classroom and team-based learning (TBL)," an increasingly-popular form of flipped-classroom where small-group learning that can be implemented effectively in small or large classes.

Lecture: Still Dreaming: Space After Spectacle and the Indifference of Architecture

Jan 24, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Douglas Spencer, a lecturer in the history and theory of architecture at the Architectural Association School of Architecture and University of Westminster, both in London, will speak about how architecture modulates behaviors, forms of life and ways of being in space. Part of "For Other Architectures," the ISU Department of Architecture 2017-18 Public Program Series.

Star Wars Embroidery Workshop

Jan 24, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

You underestimate the power of crafting! Choose a Star Wars character to stitch, and nerd out with other fans of the Force. Those new to stitching will learn foundation embroidery stitches.

Concert: MAX

Jan 24, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$15-$20

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

MAX's fanbase started on YouTube with over 1.4 million followers. He has performed with Fall Out Boy, Wiz Khalifa and Hoodie Allen. His most recent album includes his hit single "Lights Down Low".

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Jan 24, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 25 Jan 2018

Poster Sale

Jan 25, 2018

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

Most posters cost between $8 and $12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Hundreds of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture. Proceeds from the sale support art programs at the Memorial Union.